Meaning:Wander; Slavic people of Eastern Germany; Stem, trunk, stalk
Lawanda is a girl’s name, possibly of German origin. While some say it comes from a Proto-German word for “wander,” others say it’s a reference to the “Slavic people of East Germany.” There are others yet who claim that it means “stem, trunk, stalk.” However way you want to look at it, one of the moniker’s best-known ambassadors is LaWanda Page, an American actress, comedian, and dancer. Crowned “The Queen of Comedy,” she advocated for fair pay and equal opportunities for Black performers throughout her career. So, even if the etymology might keep you guessing, what’s certain is the legacy that’s been left behind. Have baby soak up all that goodness so that they hit the ground running.
Not sure you have the perfect name? Search to add more baby names to your My Favorites list.
Was this page helpful?
Article saved.Go to My Saved Articles
Name added. View Your List